Nanoparticles Show Plasmonic Properties (image) Rice University Share Print E-Mail Caption Protective oxide layers (red) coat magnesium (green) nanoparticles created by scientists at Rice University. The nanoparticles show plasmonic properties across the infrared, visible and ultraviolet spectrum. Credit Ringe Group/Rice University Usage Restrictions For news reporting purposes only. Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.